Police are investigating after a man was stabbed and shots were fired in the Chinatown-International District (CID) earlier this month. At 10:02 a.m. on April 11, multiple 911 callers reported a man was shooting a rifle near 13th Avenue South and South Lane Street. When police arrived, the shooter had fled, but officers found a […]
Police are investigating after a 23-year-old man was shot and killed in Seattle’s Chinatown-International District.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Efforts to create a national Asian Pacific American museum in Washington, D.C., pushed ahead on April 26 with House passage of legislation that would create a commission to study the issue. The bill approved unanimously by the House would establish a new commission to consider the feasibility of a new National Museum […]
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By MARI YAMAGUCHI TOKYO (AP) — A Japanese woman recognized as the world’s oldest person, Kane Tanaka, has died at age 119, just months short of her goal of reaching 120. Born on Jan. 2, 1903, Tanaka loved playing the board game Othello and had a penchant for chocolate and fizzy drinks. She was certified […]
The leaders of the rival Koreas exchanged letters expressing hope for improved bilateral relations, which plummeted in the past three years amid a freeze in nuclear negotiations and North Korea’s accelerating weapons development.
By LARRY NEUMEISTER Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — A Chinese man was sentenced to more than four years in prison on April 21 after admitting that he fraudulently tried to get $20 million in federal coronavirus-relief funds meant to rescue distressed businesses. U.S. District Judge Richard M. Berman announced the four-year, four-month prison term […]
By JONATHAN LANDRUM Jr. AP Entertainment Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) _ After taking a break amid sexual assault allegations, fashion designer Alexander Wang’s comeback to the runway was greeted with adoration during his highly anticipated show in Los Angeles. Some shouted “This is amazing!” and “I love it!” while others cheered on Wang’s 50-look collection […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has turned away a plea from parents to block a new admissions policy at a prestigious high school in northern Virginia that a lower court has found discriminates against Asian American students. The high court did not explain its order on April 25 allowing the Thomas Jefferson High School […]
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